RGPP Academic Calendar 2016-2017

Detailed Academic Calendar 2016/2017

Roma Graduate Preparation Program

(RGPP)

August 1, Monday CEU Academic Year begins

September 5, Monday

Pre-Session: RGPP Introductory Week begins (until September 9, Friday)

  • Students attend introduction to tutoring classes following which they will decide their tutoring stream
August 20, Saturday Hungarian National Holiday, CEU is closed
August 27, 28, Saturday, Sunday RGPP students' arrival and check-in to the CEU Residence Center
August 29, Monday Pre-Session weeks begin (Orientation and Introductory weeks, until September 9, Friday)

August 29, Monday

Pre-Session: Orientation Week begins (until September 2, Friday)

  • Academic Writing and English instructions begin
August 31, Wednesday RGPP- administered entry TOEFL ITP (Test of English as a Foreign Language) examination

September 9, Friday

Welcome afternoon for all departments

Pre-Session: RGPP Introductory Week ends

Fall Term

September 12, Monday                                                                                                                   

RGPP Fall Term begins (until December 9, Friday) 13 weeks including the MA application week, 5-9 December

  • Academic Writing
  • Academic English
  • Academic Tutoring
  • Roma Identity and Romani Movement
  • Romani Language
  • Roma in Europe: Seminars on Socio-Cultural, Political and Policy Issues
  • Study and Career Opportunities Sessions
  • MA Applications Guidance Week (December 5-9)- a series of workshops on guidance on MA applications will be organized

CEU MA Zero Week begins (until September 16 Friday)

  • During this week RGPP students can attend introductions to MA courses as long as the program's schedule allows

Infosys registration for Fall Term begins (until October 2, Sunday)

September 16, Friday 15:00 Opening Ceremony
September 19, Monday CEU Fall Term begins (12 weeks until December 9, Friday)
September 29, Thursday First Student Union Assembly Meeting
October 2, Sunday Registration for Fall Term ends

October 17-23, Monday Sunday

RGPP Mid-term Week

  • During this week the students do not attend regular academic teaching classes but arrange individual meetings with their tutors and teachers to discuss their mid-term assignments. The deadline for submitting the mid-term assignment is October 23, Sunday. After this week the classes will continue on a regular basis.
  • During this week there will be less English language and Academic Writing classes scheduled than during the regular weeks. Additionally, individual meetings will be arranged between the student and English teacher, student and Academic Writing instructor to discuss the student's progress and to help developing the study plan

October 23, Sunday

Deadline for the submission of mid-term assignments

Students submit the mid-term assignments by the given deadline to their tutors

October 23, Sunday Hungarian National Holiday, CEU is officially closed
October 31, Monday Special day off, CEU is officially closed
November 1, Tuesday All Saints' Day, CEU is officially closed
November 3, Monday Provost open-house meeting with CEU masters and non-degree students

December 2, Friday

RGPP Fall Term teaching classes end

  • Students start to work on their end-of-term assignments
December 5, Monday Infosys registration for Winter Term begins (until January 15, Sunday)
December 5-18 Fall Term Course Evaluations

December 5-9

CEU MA and Scholarship Applications Guidance Week (December 5-9)

  • During this week, RGPP tutors and teachers guide the students in the MA application process
  • CEU MA representatives talk to the RGPP students about the profiles of the MA departments and the main application requirements
  • RGPP Academic and English Language Directors meet individually with the students to guide them in the MA application process
  • Individual meetings between the student and tutor, teacher and Academic Writing instructor will be organized for the final assignments

December 9, Friday

RGPP Fall Term ends

  • Academic Writing and English Language Instructions, Academic Tutoring, classes ans seminars end
December 19-23 Offices with skeleton team, Library and Labs on week-end schedule

December 23, Friday

Deadline for submitting the Fall Term assignments

Students submit their Fall Term papers and assignments to their tutors and teachers

December 24, Saturday Christmas Eve, CEU is officially closed
December 25, Sunday Christamas Day, CEU is officially closed
December 26, Monday Christmas Day, CEU is officially closed
December 27-30 Offices with skeleton team, Library and Labs on week-end schedule
December, 31, Saturday New Year's Eve, CEU is officially closed

2017, Winter Term

January 1, Sunday                                      New Year's Day, CEU is officially closed

January 9, Monday

RGPP Winter Term begins (12 weeks until March 31, Friday)

  • Academic Writing
  • Academic English
  • Academic Tutoring
  • Identity and Leadership Seminars
  • MA Auditing classes
  • CEU MA Application individual guidance

CEU Winter Term begins (until March 31, Friday)

January 15, Sunday

Registration for Winter Term ends

Deadline for the submission of Fall Term grades (Faculty are kindly asked to submit grades until January 6, Friday)

January 16-20, Monday-Friday

Mandatory Consultation Week - CEU MA Applications

During this week regular classes will not be scheduled, however, individual consultations with the focus on MA application package will be arranged as indicated below

  • mandatory individual meetings scheduled with the Academic and English Language Directors;
  • mandatory individual meetings scheduled with the Academic Tutors and English and Academic Writing Instructors

MA Auditing classes continue

February 14/15, Tue/Wed Career Days & Career Fair at CEU
February 16, Thursday Provost open-house meeting with CEU masters and non-degree students
March 15,Wednesday Hungarian National Holiday, CEU is officially closed
March 20, Monday Registration for Spring Term begins (until April 9, Sunday)
March 20-April 2 Winter Term Course Evaluations

March 31, Friday

RGPP Winter Term ends

CEU Winter Term ends

Spring Term

April 3, Monday                   

CEU Spring Term begins (11 weeks until June 16, Friday)                                                                                              

April 3-7, Monday-Friday                      Self-Study Week
April 9, Sunday Registration for Spring Term ends

April 10, Monday

RGPP Spring Term begins (10 weeks, until June 16, Friday)

  • Academic English
  • Academic Tutoring

April 14, Friday 

Deadline for submission of RGPP Winter Term assignments

Students submit their Winter Term papers and assignments by the given deadline to their tutors and teachers

April 14, Friday

Good Friday, CEU is officially closed

April 16, Sunday Easter Sunday, CEU is officially closed
April 17, Monday Easter Monday, CEU is officially closed
May 1, Monday Labour Day, CEU is officially closed
May 7, Sunday Deadline for submission of the Winter Term grades (Faculty are kindly asked to submit grades until April 28, Friday)
May 29-June 4 Spring Term Course Evaluations
June 2, Friday Summer University begins
June 2, Friday RGPP Spring Term teaching classes end
June 4 Pentecost Sunday, CEU is officially closed
June 5, Monday Pentecost Monday, CEU is officially closed
June 5-9 One-on-one consultations for the RGPP Spring Term Paper and other assignments

June 12-16, Monday-Friday

One-on-one consultations

  • with Academic Tutors, English teachers and Academic Writing instructor on the final paper presentations
June 16, Friday RGPP Spring Term ends
June 19-20 RGPP End-of-year Student Presentations
June 23, Friday COMMENCEMENT
June 24-24, Saturday, Sunday RGPP Students' Departure
July 3, Monday Summer University begins
July 14, Friday Final Deadline for all course grades for academic year 2016-2017 (Faculty are kindly asked to submit all course grades for academic year 2016-2017 until July 9, Sunday)
July 28, Friday Summer University ends
July 31, Monday Academic year ends